23rd January, 2014

It was a thrilling day for pupils from Risedale Sports and Community College, North Yorkshire, earlier this week when… More

9th January, 2014

The British Horseracing Education and Standards Trust (BHEST) is pleased to announce the appointment of David Adam as Trustee and… More

5th December, 2013

Racing to School hosted the finals of the 2013 Count Me In! Challenge at Bangor-on-Dee racecourse on Saturday 30th November.… More

19th November, 2013

Ollie McPhail, BHEST’s Lead Education Officer for the British Horseracing Education and Standards Trust (BHEST) Racing to School initiative and… More

15th November, 2013

  
Children from Ysgol Sant Dunawd  got a wonderful surprise on top of the excitement of their… More

8th November, 2013

Carrie Ford, Regional Education Officer for our Northern based team has been awarded an Honorary Master of Arts degree by… More

British Horseracing Education and Standards Trusts strengthens its Board of Trustees

7th March, 2014

BHEST is pleased to announce the appointment of Sir David Metcalf CBE to its board of Trustees.

Sir David Metcalf is Emeritus Professor at the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics and has worked extensively on the economics of the workplace and on employment and unemployment.

Outside the LSE he is Chair of the Migration Advisory Committee, is also a member of the Senior Salaries Review Body and was a founder member of the Low Pay Commission from 1997- 2007.

Sir David has a keen interest in racing and is an owner of National Hunt horses.  He is a Director of the Starting Price Regulatory Commission and was until recently a steward at Sandown, Kempton, Plumpton, Folkestone and Lingfield racecourses.

Sir David was awarded the CBE in the 2008 New Year Honours list and a Knighthood in the 2013 Birthday Honours.

David Adam, Chairman of BHEST commented:

‘I am delighted that David has agreed to join the board of BHEST.  He brings with him a wealth of experience and his appointment will strengthen BHEST to move forward in its important work in training, education and qualifications within the racing industry’ 

BHEST - British Horseracing Education and Standards Trusts strengthens its Board of Trustees